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July Chicken and Eggs Report, AI Update By: 08/28/2015 @ 2:22pm

The poultry industry has seen a decline in total egg production year-to-date, compared with 2014. A July USDA Chicken and Eggs report indicates that total egg production…

VSV Continues to Affect U.S. Livestock By: 08/20/2015 @ 6:38pm

Since the last USDA report on August 12, 71 more confirmed or suspect premises have been identified or quarantined in…

U.S. Cowherd to Rebuild, Says Report By: 08/05/2015 @ 11:16am

Beef cattle numbers in the U.S. are expected to grow by over 3 million in the next three to five years, and will…

Brand-Agnostic Solution Provides Accurate In-Cab Payload Measurement By: 07/19/2015 @ 5:01pm

Better control the quantity and cost of hay bales and other livestock materials with Trimble’s S1100 onboard weighing system.The S1100 calculates weight by measuring hydraulic pressure changes on tractors or…

Cargill Pork’s Trek through Modern Pig Business By: 07/10/2015 @ 10:45am

The announcement on July 1 that JBS USA Pork, a subsidiary of Brazilian-based JBS S.A., is buying Cargill’s U.S. pork business for $1.45 billion was a surprise to most in the meat industry. Minnesota-based…

Seaboard, Triumph Plan Northwest Iowa Pork Processing Plant By: 05/14/2015 @ 11:26am

Northwest Iowa has become the epicenter of the bird flu story that's developed over the last few weeks, with continued culls ordered as more birds -- now more than 20 million -- become exposed to the…

Price Uncertainty Underscores Cattle Business Risk Through This Year By: 05/06/2015 @ 2:08pm

Year-over-year prices for finished steers remain high, but it looks like in general, cattle futures have peaked for the season, and that's likely to trim gains heading into summer. The cattle business has…

Precision Dairy Conference Features the Latest in Innovative Technology By: 05/06/2015 @ 12:49pm

Don't miss the opportunity to learn from industry experts at the 2015 Precision Dairy Conference and Expo. The event will be held on June 24 and 25, 2015, at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester…

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